Quality Hotel Paris Orleans
185-187 Boulevard Brune
Phone: (33) 1 45396850
Fax: (33) 1 45436564
Aux Vignobles du Plaisir is housed in a basement wine cellar in the 14th district on the outskirts of Paris, offering a wide selection of wines culled from some of France's most famous wine regions. Equal parts store and sampling salon, visitors can pair their tester wines with a wide assortment of quality cheeses and cold cuts, or mark off their checklist for delectable local varietals. Wine-seeking shoppers are highly advised to pay a visit to this hidden winery.
Le Petit Baigneur has the perfect designs for a relaxed urban look. With designs that feature a casual feeling yet a modern outline and eye-catching fabric, these outfits have a timeless beauty. Try on one of their looks and soon you won't be able to leave without a piece. Or ten.
Café Grenadine is a fun baby-friendly cafe. They offer everything you will want to enjoy with your child and family. The coffees and teas are exceptional; and they offer separate kid and adult menus. Do not miss trying out their cupcakes! The games and workshops they conduct consist of creative, musical and other themes that enhance the intelligence and knowledge of the child. The kid store features accessories such as leather slippers, steel flasks, cute mini bottles, baby slings and lots more for new moms and babies. Visit their website for detailed information on all their other services.
Chez Bogato is a pastry wonderland where sweets take the form of fairy tale characters, cartoons, castles and more. This bakery has everything from cupcakes, pastries, cookies and biscuits that will delight you. Customized cakes are their specialty and are not only a visual treat but taste delicious as well. You can also shop for baking essentials such as candy bowls and molds. A must for pastry chefs and enthusiasts.
This open-air flea market is not as big as the one in Saint-Ouen but is nevertheless a fun place to be. Shops offer old books, old furniture and antiques. The market consists of professional shop keepers and stall owners who set up shop only on weekends. This flea market is the smallest in Paris but is a good place to pick up some interesting souvenirs to take back home. If you're lucky, you could also find something historic and original. Happy shopping!
A veritable "cité-ciné" (cinema city) from before the advent of the multiplexes using that name. The Entrepôt (Warehouse) boasts three theaters featuring mainly recent art films, as well as a restaurant and café, a bar, and a film-oriented bookstore. Shows run from 11a-10.30p daily.
All of you who are passionate about tea will find varieties from such places as India, Sri Lanka, China, Tibet, Taïwan, Japan, Vietnam, Indonesia and Kenya (among others). Over 300 kinds of tea are available in a very elaborate post-colonial decor. Of course, you will also find all the accessories needed to prepare that precious beverage in the correct manner. Order by mail at 3, Rue de Nice, 75011 Paris.
Place Rungis is a stone's throw away from Rue de la Colonie and is famous for it's Bobillot Market. The market attracts many shoppers and tourists visiting the nearby attractions like Parc Montsouris and Église Sainte-Anne de la Butte-aux-Cailles. Place Rungis lies in the Rungis commune in southern part of the city.
pâtisserie Sadaharu AOKI offers an amalgamation of French and Japanese culinary traditions in the colorful delicacies that it offers. Counters overflowing with freshly-baked bread, cheese and pastries greet customers. It is an established brand today, having been in the city for years. Do walk in to collect a batch of your favorite creations for some unforgettably sweet memories.
Barrier Roger has been in the watch making business since 1858. It has an international reputation with clients, such as Piaget, Baume & Mercier and Cartier. This establishment also deals in precious stones. Barrier invites people to check out the private collections from Monday to Saturday. In addition, they undertake repairs of watches and jewels and make them as good as new!
Oona L'Ourse specializes in haute couture wear for kids. A wide selection of labels offers jackets, tops, sweaters, shoes and dresses. The store on Rue 72 drops names, such as Shetland, and stocks high-end goods. Money certainly speaks here, and on a good day, you can rub shoulders with celebrities like Catherine Deneuve. Call the store for more information.
Cheese isn't just cheese here; it's an art, a culinary experience , it's fromage! With six stores spread across Paris, Androuët has been pleasing cheese lovers since 1909. Its passionate and dedicated team offers you over 200 products; a wide variety of flavors from various territories. Pick up what you like and they even give you handy tips and recipes!